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. the cell call is encased in glass making the wood fire resistant. taking advantage of this technology he's in charge of a big project. the project is a collaboration between industry and a leading university. its aim is to construct a high-rise biluilding using noncombustible lumber. wooden buildings are lighter than steel reenforced ones and the elastic allows vibrations to be absorbed. because of this they are known to be resilient to earthquakes. disaster may strike again but he's determined to keep contributing to the creation of materials that can with stand damage. >> translator: noncombustible lumber is useful for building a nation and we'll be able to provide special spaces of a type never seen before. >> reporter: is it possible to build a whole noncombustible town? he aims to take up the challenge. >>> the government abolished prepublic sensorship earlier this year. media is discovering new ways to question authority. we report on a comic artist who has documented some of the changes. >> reporter: standing in the largest city. it has a variety of newspapers and magazines. many
to the need for more science, technology, engineering, and math education in the country. >> the challenge is issued every year to students and teachers. they're going after recognition and prizes like computer equipment. >> today, you know, you're still working on your game. you have, essentially, until thursday. >> for some students, the competition is an eye-opening experience. >> before this challenge, i didn't really like math or science. i thought they were kind of boring. >> once you get kids involved in creating games, they are learning s.t.e.m., but they're also learning a lot of other 21st-century skills, like leadership and teamwork, and they're getting critical thinking and all these other things that come along with it in that package. >> it's a team effort. students start by brainstorming concepts that would make a good game. >> and part of the process is that they have to come up with a design document first, where they basically map out the whole idea for the game and they have to come up with a story line and all that. >> these kids are learning basic engineering. every st
at a technology fair as it steps up its anti-terrorism efforts. pakistan is a major world importer of arms, and china is eager to boost sales in the country. pakistani government is hosting the fair in karachi where 130 military-related companies from 21 countries gathering to show off their wares. china is a key weapons provider for pakistan and is operating a pavilion at the fair to promote its businesses. a company official attending event says china can provide all the equipment the pakistani military needs to conduct counterterrorism operations. pakistan is collaborating with china to develop military equipment. the code developed jf-17 fighter plane is also on display at the exhibition. >> have all capabilities of a modern fighter airplanes which are available in other airplanes, as well, but very high cost. this is very economical, uses the right economic power, and also easy to maintain. >> the fair is also a forum for pakistan to promote its own weapons such as tanks, missiles, and fighter planes to countries in the middle east and africa. >>> the united states has lodged a protes
's technology sector. to get some ideas on how to do that, it has invited some of the nation's top i.t. firms foreign annual," summit. >> the tech industry in germany faces fierce challenges abroad. >> but it is growing, especially in berlin. damage of the applications are up and around the globe -- >> job applications are up around the globe. >> we get a lot of applications from san francisco of people that already want to move to berlin and what to look for the perfect company to look at. >> 80% of all applications we get are probably from people who live abroad. we also have applications from people who work at google now and facebook. >> it was not long ago that they themselves were newcomers in berlin. the german capital has long since become the european hub for tech startups. more than 100 companies are launched each year, and the past four years, they have created 10,000 jobs. trade fairs bring together investors and creative minds. they have become a gold mine for talent scouts from major i.t. companies seeking qualified staff both in germany and% abroad. data to the u.s. now, where
technologies, but always the hint or ideas are coming from human beings. are we going to use more robots and a robot will take a very important role in society. >> his robots recently appeared in a stage play in italy and in denmark they will join an experiment for the elderly. >>> many people living in japan along the sea of japan coast are experiencing stormy conditions. >> here in japan we are dealing with unstable conditions and upper cold air combined, making this nasty weather. fukui prefecture saw lots of hail and that was reported, so that will be persisting across similar regions all the way up towards northern japan on the sea of japan flank here. but also thunderstorms, frequent lightning, strong gusts. gusts of 75 kilometers per hour reported in niigata prefecture. on the pacific side as well, winds are going to be strong, picking up waves about 3 meters high. on top of that, really cold air is brought across much of the country and keeping things really chilly. this morning we saw very chilly weather. temperatures dropping down to about eight degrees here in metropolitan tok
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